January 2020 Activities
1. Happy 2020! What is your child’s big goal to accomplish for this year?
2. Take a sensory walk with your child. Have them describe what they see, smell, and hear. What does it remind them of?
3. How many words can your child think of using the letters in the word, “January”?
4. Pick some things in your house that your child can count. Have them count something, like how many pens, cups, or silverware pieces you have in your home.
5. It’s National Bird Day! What’s your child’s favorite kind of bird?
6. Make a beautiful finger painting with your child, using as many colors as you possibly can (use non-toxic paint).
7. I spy… something criss-cross! What criss-cross things can your child see around them?
8. Science fun! What kinds of animals are herbivores (eat only plants)?
9. Repurpose an object into something else with your child. Make a writing utensil jar out of a spaghetti sauce jar or a fun flower vase out of a pretty glass bottle.
10. Houseplant Appreciation Day! Have your child water your houseplants and cut off the dead leaves.
11. Tell your child three things that make them special. Can they think of three things that make you special?
12. If your child could teleport anywhere, where would they go?
13. I spy… something smooth! What smooth things can you child see around them?
14. Science fun! What color do you make when you mix red and white?
15. Do 25 sit-ups with your child.
16. Count to 100 by 10s!
17. What are two words that have the same meaning as “fun’”?
18. Rhyme time! What are three words that rhyme with “food”?
19. Have your child start a journal.
20. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday is today! Tell your child about this important figure in American history.
21. Do 30 jumping jacks!
22. Go to the park with your child and bring some paper and markers. Have your child draw what they see in front of them.
23. Have your child practice their handwriting by writing their full name in all lowercase, and then all uppercase.
24. National Compliment Day! Can your child give someone a meaningful compliment today?
25. I spy… something fluffy! What fluffy things can your child see around them?
26. Count to 21 using only odd numbers.
27. How many words can your child think of that have double letters in them?
28. What was a time when your child felt really proud of something they did?
29. Tell your child about your favorite childhood movie and set a time to watch it!
30. Have a dance party for 15 minutes with your child. Get your hearts pumping and work up a sweat!
31. Take 30 minutes for quiet time at home. Have your child read a book, make art, or journal for 30 minutes.
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